TextBlock::Background Property

 

Gets or sets the Brush used to fill the background of content area.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public:
property Brush^ Background {
	Brush^ get();
	void set(Brush^ value);
}

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media::Brush^

The brush used to fill the background of the content area, or null to not use a background brush. The default is null.

Any Background settings on child elements override this top-level setting.

For a table of swatches that show the available predefined brush colors, see Brushes.

Identifier field

BackgroundProperty

Metadata properties set to true

AffectsRender

The following example shows how to set the Background attribute of a TextBlock element.

<TextBlock 
  Name="textBlock"

  Background="AntiqueWhite" 
  Foreground="Navy" 

  FontFamily="Century Gothic"
  FontSize="12"
  FontStretch="UltraExpanded"
  FontStyle="Italic"
  FontWeight="UltraBold"

  LineHeight="Auto"
  Padding="5,10,5,10"
  TextAlignment="Center"
  TextWrapping="Wrap"

  Typography.NumeralStyle="OldStyle"
  Typography.SlashedZero="True"
>
  <Run Background="LightGreen">Text run 1.</Run>
  <LineBreak/><Run Background="LightBlue">Text run 2.</Run>
  <LineBreak/><Run Background="LightYellow">Text run 3.</Run>
</TextBlock>

The following example shows how to set the Background property programmatically.

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.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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